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The Girl Most Likely (1958)

 -  Comedy | Musical  -  February 1958 (USA)
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Dotie dreams of marrying a millionaire so that she can live 'the life'. Buzz, her boyfriend, however is not rich as he is a salesman for a housing development. He proposes and Dotie accepts... See full summary »

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Dotie dreams of marrying a millionaire so that she can live 'the life'. Buzz, her boyfriend, however is not rich as he is a salesman for a housing development. He proposes and Dotie accepts. Dotie next meets Pete, who she thinks is rich, but she soon finds out that he is just a boat mechanic. They have fun on their date and Pete proposes and Dotie accepts. Then Dotie meets Neil Patterson who is rich. They go to Mexico on his yacht and have fun on their date. Neil proposes and Dotie accepts. Now she has to choose. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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Kaye Ballard's film debut. See more »

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Remake of Tom Dick and Harry (1941) See more »

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Travelogue
Written by Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane
Sung by Jane Powell, Cliff Robertson (dubbed by Hal Derwin),
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Not Likely to Like "The Girl Most Likely" **
12 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Disappointing 1957 musical where within an 1 hour and 40 minutes, Jane Powell gets engaged to 3 guys at the same time.

The Gauer Champion choreography is its usual greatness. Dancing sequence of "Keeping up with the Joneses" is memorable as well as the scene with all the dancing in Mexico.

Powell does nicely in the part but is not convincing in the comedy scenes where she has had one too many.

Tommy Noonan is good as her original guy who is an ambitious salesman. Cliff Robertson, who she meets by jumping over-board is young and simple. Keith Andes, as the wealthy guy, looks old for 1957.

Una Merkel, who seemed to fit in nicely in the 1950s in mother roles, is along for the ride.

The ending is somewhat of a surprise and proves that wealth isn't everything.


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